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The Pantry

50A South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DQ, England
+44 1305 259345
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (9 reviews)
“marmalade” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
50A South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend going here for morning coffee. Efficient service and served an excellent cappuccino!

Thank Cardigankate
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Stopped here for a light lunch and it was wonderful! Had a super waitress and sad we did not get her name. She couldn't have been nicer! We all enjoyed our sandwiches and tea. Place was busy. Highly recommend!

Thank Irma C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

New owners 6 weeks in or so and so friendly and what a great location. Please support them. It's a great cafe with lovely home made cakes. We loved it and the hosts were so kind. We wish you all the very best.

Thank funfamily70s
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Been past but this was the first time I ventured in. It looks small from the outside but there is plenty of room inside along with seating upstairs and some outdoor seating. The Pantry seemed to be full of locals, always a good sign. The...More

1  Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is my usual stop for coffee & after being told it was under new ownership I was intrigued to see any changes. Everyone was welcoming and friendly but what a surprise, none of the lovely coffee or chocolate sponges, none of the mouthwatering scones,...More

Thank dotp67
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Was greeted by lovely staff. The service was brilliant. Lovely and hot food as freshly cooked. Great way to start my day to look around Dorchester. Well done

1  Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I had a very pleasant time here after shopping in Dorchester. The service was quick, efficient and polite and the avocado, mozzarella and tomato salad was delicious. Thank you!

1  Thank lizzy458
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is my usual stop for a coffee when in town. All the ladies are super friendly and coffee always very good. I often have a shortbread.. delicious. I sense a recent change of ownership.. please do not change what is a proven success and...More

4  Thank Annette C
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Always like to avoid the Chains and support local cafes where poss.Given a menu promptly but didn't know if it was waitress service or we had to go to the counter to order.Waited a while so went to the counter only to be told ,'Someone...More

1  Thank geoffreybanwell
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Ideally placed in the pedestrian area. Staff very friendly and efficient. Food fresh and pleasant. What's not to like?

1  Thank padre b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50A South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 259345
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